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Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has held a webinar for the travel trade professionals in South Korea.
The one-hour webinar was hosted on MMPRC's virtual platform and was attended by around 100 top travel agents from South Korea. Inaugurating the webinar, Managing Director of MMPRC Thoyyib Mohamed highlighted the priority given by the Maldives to ensure tourists have a truly safe and holistic experience during their stay in the destination. He spoke of the latest COVID-19 updates, efforts by the authorities to vaccinate all employees working in the tourism sector, accommodation options and activities tourists can indulge in while visiting the Maldives.
MMPRC stated the main purpose of the webinar was to promote the Maldives as a safe haven for travellers and update the South Korean travel trade with the latest information and travel guidelines from the destination. It also provided opportunities for industry partners to showcase their products as well as resorts, hotels, guesthouses and liveaboards. Furthermore, through the webinar MMPRC promoted the geographical advantages of the scattered islands of the Maldives, allowing natural social distancing making Maldives one of the safest destinations for tourists.
During the webinar, the travel trade professionals from South Korea were also informed of the strict measures in place at the tourist establishments. Three raffles were also drawn during the webinar, for which winners were selected through a quiz and each winner received the opportunity to bring a plus one for their free vacation in the Maldives.
MMPRC stated the webinar was held in line with its strategy to maintain the destination presence in the South Korean market and to efficiently promote various segments of tourism to travel trade professionals.